Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Obama’s “Hudna”: U.S.-Backed Militias Fighting Each Other, Not Islamic State

Pamela Geller / Atlas Shrugs
Details of a cease-fire in Syria’s civil war are nearly settled, Secretary of State John Kerry announced on Sunday in Amman, pronouncing that a pause in the fighting could occur within “hours” if all sides put into practice what they have agreed upon in principle.
Interchangeably using the terms “cease-fire,” “cessation of hostilities” and “hudna” – an Arabic word for a truce or a quieting of battle – Kerry said he and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov have been working around the clock on “modalities” for implementing the agreement…..(here)
Buffoonery coupled with equivalent parts treachery: Obama’s Secretary of State declared yesterday that “a hudna is possible over the course of these next...

     

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